despoil


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Related to despoil: pillaged, plundered
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He slew him, but did not for very shame despoil him; when he had burned him in his wondrous armour, he raised a barrow over his ashes and the mountain nymphs, daughters of aegis-bearing Jove, planted a grove of elms about his tomb.
He had left sundry folios, and certain boxes well stored with botanical specimens and defunct animals, under the good keeping of Ishmael, and it immediately struck his acute mind, that marauders as subtle as the Siouxes would never neglect the opportunity to despoil him of these treasures.
While facing Israeli threats, Lebanon's immunity comes out of its people's unity as well as respect of international legitimacy and other rights and obligations," Ghanem said adding that the choice of confronting legitimacy as well as casting off 1757 puts Lebanon outside the legitimacy circle and despoil it of its immunity.
The demonstrators stressed that dissolution of the commission will also despoil the adults to be literate through functional literacy program.
Eternal conflict much turmoil, what is next they can despoil, As the conflict comes to the boil.
Owens, L12 They also despoil our beautiful countryside and coastal vistas and now there are major plans to install even more of them off the Merseyside coastline.
Legend dictates that Protestants damaged the jugs to despoil the Catholic leader.
I sincerely hope that the council eventually decides to reject the proposal to despoil this pleasant area of Liverpool.
In the Eternal City, they plundered and destroyed, but as Christians, were scrupulously careful not to damage or despoil the belongings of the Church.
His message seemed to be that individual action and responsibility with regard to the environment is pointless because China will despoil the planet whatever we do as individuals.
While this book may offer lame solace to those who would mortgage the next 30 years of their life to despoil rural America and decimate existing wildlife, its premise is pure sophistry.
The investors make their profits, despoil the environment and create a few exploitative jobs at dismal wages.